Could the next Nintendo Switch have two screens?

For it seems like forever, there has been speculation about how Nintendo will follow up the Nintendo Switch. A Nintendo Switch Pro? A Nintendo Switch 2? Despite the release of a Switch Lite and Switch OLED in 2019 and 2021 respectively, there's been no concrete sign of a real sequel to the 2017 portable console.

But a new patent filing has us intrigued as to whether Nintendo is exploring a quite different design concept. The document describes a a dual-screen handheld gaming console that can be split into two parts (see our guide to Nintendo Switch Black Friday deals for the best prices on Nintendo's current offerings).

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.